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    Project Networks, Activity Schedules and Critical Path

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    2. St. Andrews Academy is considering building a new multipurpose athletic complex on campus. The complex would provide a new gymnasium for basketball games, expanded office space, classrooms, and intramural facilities. The following activities would have to be undertaken before construction can begin.

    Activity
    Description Immediate Predecessor Time
    (weeks)
    A Survey building site --
    6
    B Develop initial design --
    8
    C Obtain board approval
    A, B
    12
    D Select architect
    C
    4
    E Establish budget
    C
    6
    F Finalize design
    D, E
    15
    G Obtain financing
    E
    12
    H Hire contractor
    F, G
    8

    a. Prepare a project network.
    b. Develop the activity schedule for the project.
    c. Identify the critical path.
    d. Does it appear reasonable that construction of the athletic complex could begin one year after the decision to begin the project with the site survey and initial design plans?
    e. What is the expected completion time for the project?

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